LOS ANGELES — In­ves­tigators have identified a Los Angeles-area girl found dead in a duffel bag along a suburban eque­strian trail, and two people have been detained in connection with the case.

The coroner’s office de­ter­mined the girl was 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones and ruled her death a homicide, the Los An­gel­es County Sheriff’s De­partment said late Sunday.

The department has de­clined to say how Trin­ity was killed and a de­part­ment spokeswoman on Mon­day declined to iden­tify the people who have been detained. They are con­­sidered persons of in­ter­est.

The department plans to release additional details later in the week.

On March 5, a park work­er found Trinity’s body partially protruding from a duffel bag at the bottom of an embankment in Hacienda Heights.

Investigators believe her body was there less than 48 hours.

A police sketch of Trinity released to help identify who she was showed her wearing what she had on when her body was found: a pink shirt that read, “Fu­ture Princess Hero.”

“It’s a sad day for the de­partment, for the com­mu­nity, and we’re going to do our best” to solve the case, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said last week.

A man who identified him­self as Trinity’s fath­er told KTLA-TV at a mem­or­ial for his daughter that she was full of life and joy and that he’s in shock over her death.

“Words can’t explain what I’m feeling right now,” Antonio Jones said. “I just want answers. I just want justice.”

He declined to discuss details about the case or Trinity’s living situation.

A GoFundMe page cre­ated by Trinity’s uncle de­scribes her as “a very lov­ing and caring little girl.”

“She had a great imagination ... so much so whenever she would wear a pretty dress, she would call herself a princess,” according to the post. “She didn’t deserve to be tossed out like trash.”

Meanwhile a large mem­orial near where Trin­ity’s body was found continued to grow Monday, with people stopping by to add Disney balloons, teddy bears, flowers and photos of the bright-eyed girl. Signs read, “Justice for Trinity,” and “Rest in Heaven, Princess.”

Cherie Kiyomura of Whit­tier visited the mem­or­ial with her 3-year-old son Bishop on Monday to pay her respects, though she didn’t know Trinity or her family.

“This has really hit home,” she said. “No child should ever be left this way.”

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